Oncology Vol 29 No 12

Screening and Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Reactivation During Chemotherapy

December 15, 2015

The incidence of both hepatitis B virus infection and cancer is common. The use of immunosuppressive therapy in patients with hepatitis B virus can result in reactivation of hepatitis B virus, which can, in turn, lead to significant morbidity and mortality.

Chemotherapy in Prostate Cancer Beyond Metastatic CRPC

December 15, 2015

Although great therapeutic advances have been made in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, the role of systemic approaches in the management of patients outside of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer remains largely undefined.

CT Screening for Lung Cancer: How to Fulfill the Promise

December 15, 2015

Radiologic screening for lung cancer had a long and unsuccessful history until the advent of low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening and the completion of the National Lung Screening Trial, which demonstrated an improvement in lung cancer–specific mortality in a high-risk population.